, associate professor of bioengineering and biosciences, has been promoted to full professor effective July 1.
Suh specializes in designing gene-delivery vectors for applications in biomedicine. Her Synthetic Virology Laboratory combines protein engineering and molecular/cell biology to engineer the properties of naturally occurring viruses for the he treatment of debilitating human diseases.
In 2016 she won the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Outstanding New Investigator Award and in 2010 the NSF CAREER Award. She earned her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2004, and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Suh joined the Rice bioengineering faculty in 2007.